The $85b US military equipment ‘gifted’ the Taliban as a parable

Because a wiseman once said that you don’t give your enemy a loaded gun, some persons think that reports of $85billion worth of United States military equipment, ‘gifted’ the Taliban from the manner in which the US military left Afghanistan, should occupy a prime position for further interrogation. What these persons do not know is that the matter became a parable when 22,174 Humvee, 634…

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Four quick take-aways from announcement of Greg Epstein, an atheist, as Harvard University new chief chaplain

Change remains the only constant in life Life itself is one big ball containing paradoxes and contradictions Agitations about legacies are overrated The puritanical foundations of the university remained for many decades after its founders had long left the scene. Who can tell how many decades a non-religious alternative can take the prestigious university, or how long before young hearts longing for objective truth, request…

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Will the Nirvana 1991 Nevermind ‘sexual exploitation’ episode morph into a trend that bites everyone who exploits children?

It is highly unlikely that producers of Nevermind, one of the best-selling albums of all times, ever thought that Spencer Elden, whose naked photo they used in their chart-busting album, would return to ‘bite’ them through a law suit many years later. But that is the current story. Spencer Elden is now 30years old and he wants compensation for the ‘abuse’ he suffered. He is…

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The world should honour Sir Victor Uwaifo with The Joromi Challenge, plus world’s current top 4 Joromi scenarios

Go back in time to 2003 and watch Tom Cruise’ The Last Samurai once again. Stop at the scene where Katsumoto (played by Ken Watanabe) urges his troops to make what turned out to be a suicidal charge. Ponder the moment when Katsumoto and his warriors are cut down by gatling guns. That was the Joromi Moment in the action thriller. When Sir Victor Uwaifo,…

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An easy way out for Cristiano Ronaldo

Seeing that the twilight season for Cristiano Ronaldo’s illustrious footballing career has been activated, it is time to embrace the inevitable. And do so in ‘style.’ Take another jersey number apart from jersey number 7. It would not matter if the new jersey brings more laurels to the already stunning cabinet as that would only last for a moment. There are definitely more footballing laurels…

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US House Members, Seth Moulton and Peter Meijer who flew secretly into Afghanistan as metaphor

The decision by two US House Members, Seth Moulton and Peter Meijer who flew without authorization into Afghanistan a couple of days ago, in search of raw materials that would enable them ‘provide oversight for the executive branch,’ has received commentary from many quarters. As was expected, some of these reactions came primarily because of the risky nature of the exercise, even though it was…

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Kanye West change of name to Ye – Did Burna Boy’s Ye play any part in it?

How did such a thought cross your mind? Didn’t you see the news that Kanye West has applied to change his name from Kanye Omari West to Ye? I did. And you are wondering how I connected the news to Burna Boy’s Ye song? You didn’t hear my question. E ma gba mi, ke? I didn’t hear your question, bawo? What do you mean I…

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Mikel Arteta: Don’t write off a man who does not feel sorry for himself in drought

You cannot tell what he will do after he frees all the energy from self-pity and channels it aright. You cannot tell what he will do when his opponents write him off and consider him a spent force whereas deep within, he knows and believes otherwise. You cannot tell what he will do when the benevolent lover of the underdog, throws him some steroids to…

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Who looks more like Ogiame Atuwatse III among Frank Edoho, RMD, Femi Adebayo and Sola Fosudo?

What are you going to do with the answer? Kindly indulge me for a bit Why? And what is the contribution of such exercise to our collective wellbeing? I’m testing a little hypothesis Sorry, I’m nobody’s guinea pig or laboratory rat You’re already confirming my hunch That what? When ordinary, regular, routine things, irritate you without ceasing, it is a clue… That what? That a…

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21 Sweetest Moments from the Coronation of the 21st Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwase 111 on August 21st 2021

When the beautiful Crown was placed on the head of the new King. His Singing and choice of songs before he rose to give his speech The chiefs and others who stood up as he moved to give his speech even when he had permitted them to sit while he stood The revelation of the Lion & Lamb crest/logo His wife doing obeisance before the…

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